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Wilderness Retreat

Wilderness Retreat

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A perfect escape from fast paced digital life.

Our expert guides will take you out into the wilderness of the Scottish Highlands to enjoy the beauty of mountain, forest, river and sea. We will give you the space to regenerate and heal from your busy lives while seeking out beautiful nature spots where your body, mind and soul can be realigned and nourished. Here is a unique opportunity to relax and rejuvenate in a world renowned ecovillage and spiritual community while being immersed in nature and mindfully exercising your body. There are opportunities for meditation and yoga interspersed with adventures into the wild landscape, consciously re-connecting us with nature. While away from your everyday lives we invite you to set aside your digital connectivity, breathe the fresh air, walk, forage, get on the water and cook on campfires. Findhorn is situated on a peninsula with an expansive beach and bay to enjoy and is at the heart of some of the best outdoor adventure in the UK.

While in nature there will be opportunities to explore our relationship with the multitude of interconnected ecological communities that we are a part of and depend upon. Consciously inviting the cycles in nature to act as a mirror on our inner journeys and offering useful insights into our lives. Returning with a strengthened relationship with the wild, within and without.

The Findhorn Ecovillage community provides comfortable accommodation, vegetarian meals, meditation spaces, a sauna and a hot tub under the stars. Let the healing powers of mountain, forest, river and sea work their magic on your mind, body and spirit.

photo credit: Kate Rawles

What to bring:

Hiking gear including tough walking shoes, waterproof coat and trousers, hat
Change of clothes
Day pack
Water bottle
Provided by us: Wetsuits, Towels

Please come prepared for a full day’s hike and some activities out on the water. For your safety and participation in the programme we ask that you can comfortably walk for approximately five hours over uneven ground, that you can swim and can get in and out of a boat or kayak unassisted (but with expert guidance).

The programme starts on Saturday 18th May 2019 with registration beginning at 4pm. It ends midday on Wednesday 22nd May.

You can extend your retreat by up to three extra nights (Wednesday night at £38, Thursday and Friday nights at £45 per night) if you wish to stay on in our accommodation after the Wednesday lunchtime completion. There are regular meditation times and other activities in the area that you may wish to continue enjoying. Please note that the Findhorn Foundation is not liable for any of the activities that you may choose to participate in after the end of the programme.

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